For those who missed – The Unity cache server is free now! You have to use it!

Why do I need it?

If you are building game or app for several platforms, then you already know how long platform switch could take time. And how is annoying to wait when it ends!

If your project is for single platform – feel free to bookmark this post for later and come back when you be ready to dive into cross platform development ūüėČ

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Unity editor extensions – the power of OnValidate

I need to validate some data!

Everybody knows that most of editor scripts you created, will be used by people like level designers and game designers. It’s always a good idea to put extra checking to what data they enter while building the scene. They shouldn’t care about values limitations but you have to! ūüėČ

I found a OnValidate function as one of the best ways to validate input data.

How to use OnValidate?

There is only a short description on unity site about OnValidate function and no examples.

In the nutshell – OnValidate function is called in editor mode only on the following cases:

  • once script loaded;
  • if any value is¬†changed in inspector.

Here’s how to use it in the script:

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Open multiple Unity projects simultaneously

Open multiple Unity projects simultaneously

Preface

One of the most desired feature for Unity is to open multiple projects simultaneously.

My personal needs is a bit complex – I also need to have several Unity versions installed. I use them for testing of my Unity asset store plugins: Bitmap font tools and UI tools

And finally at window switch it would be great to see what Unity version projects are opened.

Requirements

To have installed:

  • latest Unity 4
  • latest Unity 5
  • copy on latest Unity 5 to open two projects¬†simultaneously

In total be able to open three projects simultaneously (for each unity instance).

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Unity 5.1 and FB 6.2.2 – Error: Unable to verify assembly data

Reproduce scenario

Unity update from 5.0.1 to 5.1 raised the following error with FB plugin.

This problem will repeats when new unity version is released but there is no new fb sdk yet.

Error details

error

Full error message text:

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